Tag Veterinary medicine

Veterinary medicine partnership with community saves baby crane

December 18, 2015

A young Wisconsin sandhill crane is back to full health and flying south for the winter thanks to a partnership with the School of Veterinary medicine.

Medical procedure for humans helps heal leaky show cow

July 9, 2014

When a dairy cow leaks milk, it can lead to variety of problems, from hygiene issues to infection. The condition is usually manageable, but for a show cow like Vertigo, it’s unacceptable.

From penguins to hyenas, vet students care for the wildest patients

December 18, 2012

A UW–Madison initiative is one of only 22 accredited zoological medicine residency programs in the world, and its mission is to prepare veterinarians to effectively treat the increasing number of exotic pets, animals at zoos and aquaria, and injured and sick wildlife — and free-ranging wildlife as well.